*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Bon Appetit /  September  1992   p. 39
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : For You, A Little Soup...        Low Calorie
                 Low Fat
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      pound         tomatoes -- about 4 medium
    2      cups          plain low-fat yogurt
      1/4  cup           chopped onion
    1      tablespoon    sugar
    1      tablespoon    chopped fresh basil
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
                         Pinch cayenne pepper
    2      large         basil leaves
                         Chopped fresh tomatoes
 
 Bring medium pot of water to boil. Add 1 pound tomatoes; blanch 30 seconds.
Transfer to bowl of cold water using slotted spoon. Drain tomatoes, peel, core
and chop. Transfer to processor or blender. 
 
 Add yogurt, onion, sugar, 1 tablespoon basil, salt and cayenne; puree til smooth.
Transfer to medium bowl. Cover and chill up to 8 hours. Garnish with basil and
chopped tomato.
 
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